Chapter 18. Aesthetics

  1. Dale Jamieson
  1. John Andrew Fisher

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch18

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

How to Cite

Fisher, J. A. (2001) Aesthetics, in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy (ed D. Jamieson), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557869104

Online ISBN: 9780470751664

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Keywords:

  • aesthetics;
  • preservationism;
  • intrinsic value;
  • nature;
  • plasticity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Aesthetic preservationism

  • Aesthetic value

  • The biophilia hypothesis

  • What is an aesthetic response to nature?

  • Perceiving nature as nature

  • Positive aesthetics

  • Mixed and influenced environments

  • Conclusion